All Events Are All Ages, Unless Specified

SOLD OUT! OPEN AIR CONCERT SERIES WITH TERROR/CACTUS (SOLO DJ SET)

Date: July 23, 2021

Time: 5:00pm

Terror Cactus Square

Presented by TOC

Under TOC’s historic porte cochere | Limited Seating | COVID safety protocols in place | masks required | 21+ | Tickets $10

Terror/Cactus is the digital folklore and psychedelic electro-cumbia project of Martín Selasco. Born in Buenos Aires and raised in Miami, the Seattle-based producer draws from wide variety of Latin-American influences in his productions including Argentine folk, Peruvian chicha, and Colombian cumbia. These influences are woven into hypnotic electronic beats featuring psychedelic guitars, dub lasers, and field recordings. Video SAPO ENAMORADO/LA QUEBRADA (Live on KEXP)

SOLD OUT! OPEN AIR CONCERT SERIES WITH TOMMY GRAVEN

Date: August 6, 2021

Time: 5:00pm

Tommy Graven SQUARED

Presented by TOC 

Under TOC’s historic porte cochere | Limited Seating | COVID safety protocols in place | masks required | 21+ | Tickets $10

Tommy Graven is an award winning musician, recording artist, songwriter and instructor from Portland Oregon specializing in the Native American style flute and the acoustic guitar. Video ASHLAND

BITCH / MYSHKIN (CO-BILL)

Date: September 4, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

SQUARED B and M

Presented by TOC 

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | All Sales Final | Tickets $12 adv / $15 dos

Bitch (from Bitch and Animal, Shortbus) is back with a new collection of songs, including an epic video for her pop anthem, “New Year.”  Singular songwriter Myshkin Warbler brings her multimedia performance piece Warning Signs, as an artistic response to the dropping of the mask that was the 2016 U.S. election.

GOLDEN RETRIEVER, SAARISELKA (MARIELLE JAKOBSON & CHUCK JOHNSON)

Date: September 11, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $17 adv / $23 dos

Golden Retriever  consists of multi-instrumentalists Jonathan Sielaff and Matt Carlson. Beginning with a focus on the relationship of two primarily monophonic instruments (modular synth and bass clarinet), and utilizing layering with a deft balance of improvisation and composition, the duo has expanded their sound world into ensemble compositions and collaborations with other musicians and artists. VIDEO Creosote Ring

 Saariselka is inspired by the meeting of earth and light, where slowly moving land masses merge with enveloping light fields. This sonic collaboration between composers Marielle V Jakobsons (Fender Rhodes, organ, synthesizers) and Chuck Johnson (pedal steel guitar and treatments) is as expressive as it is enigmatic.

AN EVENING WITH JACKIE VENSON

Date: September 14, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

Jackie Venson Square

Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | All Sales Final | Tickets $15 adv / dos

Jackie Venson is a multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter known far and wide for her beautifully complex music and blazing guitar skills. She was featured on Austin City Limits’ 46th season, and you can hear the full set on “Live at Austin City Limits” which was released in December.  Watch the video BACK TO EARTH

COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS w/ TWAIN

Date: September 15, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

Courtney Marie Andrews RESZ

Presented by Monqui

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $18 adv / $20 dos

Acclaimed Country-Folk, singer, songwriter and musician Courtney Marie Andrews released her highly anticipated new album, Old Flowers in 2020. Rolling Stone described the single “It Must Be Someone Else’s Fault” as bringing “to mind classic Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell, but Andrews’ bell-clear voice and fearless message of introspection are unmistakably her own.”

AN EVENING WITH THE BILLIE HOLIDAY PROJECT

Date: September 17, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $20 adv / $25 dos

The Billie Holiday Project, led by Stella Heath, celebrates the music of Lady Day! Drawing from some of Billie’s most recorded tunes, such as Blue Moon, Billie’s Blues, God Bless the Child, and Strange Fruit, to name but a few, the band also revives some of the earlier and lesser-known tunes that Billie interpreted. Interspersed with the music are stories of Billie’s life and musical artistry. Video I’LL BE SEEING YOU

WAXAHATCHEE (MOVED TO WONDER BALLROOM)

Date: September 19, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

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The Waxahatchee concert at The Old Church on September 19, 2021 is moving to the Wonder Ballroom.

Your existing tickets will be honored at the new venue and no further action is necessary.
Doors will open at 7.30 pm and the show will start at 8.30 pm at the Wonder Ballroom.

THE SMALL GLORIES w/THE DALES

Date: September 21, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

The Small Glories RESIZED

Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $20 adv / $22 dos

Roots powerhouse duo The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a musical tour-de-force partnership planted on the Canadian Prairies. Americana UK wrote that this duo has “Lennon-McCartney syndrome” and “Some things just work together… to witness a performance by The Small Glories is a rare opportunity to experience that indefinable quality that creates perfection.”  Video HAD I PAID

AN EVENING WITH JOSH RITTER

Date: September 24, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $45 adv / dos

“Harking back to Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and maybe a little Mark Knopfler, Mr. Ritter has always been a slinger of serious ideas and high-flown imagery.” – The New York Times

AN EVENING WITH JOSH RITTER

Date: September 25, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $45 adv / dos

“Harking back to Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and maybe a little Mark Knopfler, Mr. Ritter has always been a slinger of serious ideas and high-flown imagery.” – The New York Times

YASMIN WILLIAMS

Date: September 29, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

Jasmin Williams Square

Presented by Monqui

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | All Sales Final | Tickets $15 adv / $20 dos

With her ambidextrous and pedidextrous, multi-instrumental techniques of her own making and influences ranging from video games to West African griots subverting the predominantly white male canon of fingerstyle guitar, Yasmin Williams is truly a guitarist for the new century. Since its release in January 2021, Urban Driftwood has been praised by numerous publications such as Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, NPR Music, and many others. Watch the video URBAN DRIFTWOOD

THE QUEBE SISTERS w/LEFT COAST COUNTRY

Date: October 1, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

QUEBE

Presented by TOC

Doors open @ 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $20 adv /$25 dos

The Quebe Sisters perform authentic triple fiddle and three-part harmony sound. Their stripped-down acoustic instrumentation breathes new life into seasoned sounds once found in Texas dance halls and honky-tonks.  Video: MY LOVE, MY LIFE, MY FRIEND

KRISTEN GRAINGER & TRUE NORTH – “GHOST TATTOO” 1 Year Anniversary Show w/Mark Lemhouse

Date: October 2, 2021

Time: 7:30pm

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Presented by TOC

Doors open at 6:30pm | All Ages | All Sales Are Final | Bar w/ID | $10 adv / $15 dos 

The band celebrates the 1 year Birthday of their Ghost Tattoo album release with award-winning songwriting, and harmonies rooted in traditional folk and bluegrass. 

ABOUT Kristen Grainger & True North

AN EVENING WITH TAKENOBU

Date: October 8, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

A1A Takenobu

Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | All Sales are Final | Tickets $16 adv / $20 dos

Takénobu is a live-looping cinematic folk string duo (cellist Nick Ogaw & violinist Kathryn Koch), who perform original songs with vocal harmonies and ethereal instrumentals. Video EXPOSITION

PAULA COLE

Date: October 11, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

Paula Cole

Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar with ID | Tickets $48 adv – dos / $60 reserved

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Paula Cole‘s music is defined by honest and deeply personal lyrics carried by her powerful, radiant voice. She will be performing songs from her hit record ‘This Fire’ along with songs from her newest record ‘American Quilt’. VIDEO: Wayfaring Stranger

SIREN SONGS: MERIDETH KAYE CLARK & JENN GRINELS

Date: October 16, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

Siren Song Squared

Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $30 adv/ $35 dos

Siren Songs is a brand-new musical collaboration between Merideth Kaye Clark & Jenn Grinels. Powerhouse vocalists, musicians, and national touring artists, the long time best friends present folk and Americana favorites as well as original compositions. Video GOODNIGHT SUN, HELLO MOON

IN MULIERIBUS

Date: October 17, 2021

Time: 2:30pm

In Mulieribus

Doors open at 2pm | Tickets available 9.1.21

“Pauline Garcia-Viardot: Diva, Muse, and Composer of Genius.” A special concert celebrating the 200th birth anniversary of Garcia-Viardot, a remarkable composer and one of the most renowned musical figures of the 19th century. Program will feature an array of her enchanting art songs performed by IM and collaborative pianist Susan McDaniel.

LAURIE LEWIS & THE RIGHT HANDS

Date: October 22, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands

Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $18 adv / $22 dos

For fiddler, guitarist, singer, songwriter, and Grammy-winner Laurie Lewis, the traditions of bluegrass and folk aren’t so much tools in her hands, but burning sources of inspiration that have driven her through a 30+ year career at the forefront of American roots music. Video JUST A LITTLE WAYS DOWN THE ROAD

THE TALBOTT BROTHERS w/ MAIAH WYNNE

Date: October 23, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $20

The Talbott Brothers have earned a large and growing following for their songs consisting of down-to-earth messages that prove to be prevalent in today’s world. Originally from Imperial, Nebraska, they now call Portland, Oregon home. Billboard defines their music as “captivating with haunting brotherly harmonies.” Video WITHOUT A DOUBT

Maiah Wynne is a multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter with a passion for making the world a better place. Video SLEEP

MIZ KITTY’S PARLOUR VAUDEVILLE VARIETY SHOW – 20TH YEAR CELEBRATION

Date: October 30, 2021

Time: 7:00pm

Miz Kitty square

Doors open at 6pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $20 adv / $25 dos

Halloween Fall Flight of Fancy! Join Miz Kitty for an evening of Music, Comedy, Story, Song, Juggling, Animation, Live painting, Door Prizes and Surprises with all the Fun the Autumnal Season Promises! ~Costumes are encouraged~

TOC MOON SERIES: AN EVENING WITH KARLA BONOFF

Date: November 2, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

Karla Bonoff

Presented by TOC Moon Series 

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | GA: $35 adv / $38 dos | VIP RSVD (66 seats): $50 adv/dos

Described as one of the finest singer/songwriters of her generation, Karla Bonoff has seen her songs become hits for Bonnie Raitt, Wynonna Rider and Linda Ronstadt.  Her ballads, “Lose Again,” “If He’s Ever Near” and “Someone to Lay Down Beside Me”  are considered classics.

BILLY RAFFOUL

Date: November 4, 2021

Time: 8pm

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Presented by Monqui

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Tickets $13 ADV / $15 DOS

A soulful rock singer/songwriter whose rugged vocals and moody approach recall a mixture of Jeff Buckley, Joe Cocker, and Bruce Springsteen, Ontario native Billy Raffoul rose to fame after he released his debut song Driver.

POSTPONED: PLEASE STAY TUNED | ADITYA PRAKASH

Date: November 5, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

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Aditya Prakash is an award-winning, American-born Indian classical vocalist best known for his powerful and emotive voice. Although firmly rooted in South Indian classical (Carnatic) music, his style is heavily inspired by North Indian classical music, Sufi music, Western classical, jazz, flamenco, and hip hop, which he brings out in his collaborative projects. 

MORE ABOUT ADITYA PRAKASH

LIBERACE & LIZA: A TRIBUTE

Date: November 5, 2021

Time: 7:30pm

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Doors open at 6:30pm | All Ages; Bar w/ ID | $35 Reserved / $25 General Admission

David Saffert & Jillian Snow Harris share the stage as Liberace & Liza Minnelli, creating an exhilarating night of musical and comical fireworks. Conducting the show is Bo Ayars who toured with “Lee” for 13 years as his arranger and Music Director. 

ABOUT LIBERACE & LIZA

RACHEL BARTON PINE

Date: November 15, 2021

Time: 7:30pm

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Presented by Friends of Chamber Music

Doors open at 6:30pm | All Age 

Internationally acclaimed violinist Rachel Barton Pine’s performances combine her innate gift for emotional communication and her scholarly fascination with historical research. She plays with passion and conviction, thrilling audiences worldwide with her incredible technique, lustrous tone, and infectious joy in music-making. “An exciting, boundary-defying performer — Pine displays a power and confidence that puts her in the top echelon.”  The Washington Post  Video: TINY DESK CONCERT

THE PAPERBOYS

Date: November 20, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by TOC

Doors at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ID | $25 adv/dos 

The Paperboys are a much-loved folk band from Vancouver, Canada. For a quarter century, They have been touring the world and lighting up stages with their freewheeling blend of influences from Celtic and bluegrass, to Mexican son jarocho, brass bands, and Canadian roots. Video BETTER THAN THE LAST

A CELTIC CHRISTMAS WITH THE GOTHARD SISTERS

Date: December 3, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

The Gothard Sisters

Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $10-25

The Gothard Sisters are a dynamic musical group of three sisters who play contemporary Celtic music and new arrangements of Christmas music. “[The Gothard Sisters] have perfected their handling of Celtic-influenced contemporary folk… the true magic comes from their ability to craft music both fresh as sunrise and yet drenched in tradition.” – Tim Carroll, Folk Words Review

Watch the video CHRISTMAS FLOWER

A CELTIC CHRISTMAS WITH THE GOTHARD SISTERS

Date: December 4, 2021

Time: 8:00pm

The Gothard Sisters

Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $10-25

The Gothard Sisters are a dynamic musical group of three sisters who play contemporary Celtic music and new arrangements of Christmas music. “[The Gothard Sisters] have perfected their handling of Celtic-influenced contemporary folk… the true magic comes from their ability to craft music both fresh as sunrise and yet drenched in tradition.” – Tim Carroll, Folk Words Review

Watch the video CHRISTMAS FLOWER

MICHAEL ALLEN HARRISON’S CHRISTMAS AT THE OLD CHURCH

Start date: December 10, 2021

End date: December 27, 2021

Time: 7:30pm

Christmas At The Old Church CD Cover 30th Anniversary

Doors open 1/2 hour before showtimes | All Ages | Tickets $22.50-59.95

Showtimes: 7:30pm – Dec 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, & 23  |   2:30pm & 7pm – Dec 12, 19, & 26  |   12noon, 4pm, & 7:30pm – Dec 18  |   1pm & 5:30pm – Dec 24  |  6pm – Dec 27

This special heart-warming holiday concert series features Michael and his musical family, the fabulous vocals of Julianne Johnson, and many special guests. “One of Portland’s most beloved traditions.”  -The Oregonian

See video O Holy Night

EIVØR

Date: January 27, 2022

Time: 7:30pm

Eivør

Presented by Mike Thrasher Presents

Doors open at 6:30pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $29.50 adv / $35 dos

Eivør Pálsdóttir is an artist perfectly attuned to the savage vicissitudes of nature. The singer-songwriter grew up surrounded by a harsh, windswept landscape and the North Atlantic, a rugged backdrop that has, unsurprisingly, deeply influenced her music. Songs such as ‘Tides’, ‘Fog Banks’, ‘Waves And The Wind’ tied themes like love and growing old to the primitive environment of her youth. Watch the Video TIDES

CALIFORNIA GUITAR TRIO + MONTREAL GUITAR TRIO

Date: February 18, 2022

Time: 8:00pm

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Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $25 adv / $30 dos /  Reserved-VIP $35

This concert features all six virtuoso guitarists from California Guitar Trio (CGT) and Montreal Guitar Trio (MG3). They fuse over 40 years of combined performing experience into one unique six-by-6-string ‘phenomensemble’. CGT’s steel stringed-guitars blend naturally with MG3’s nylon-stringed guitars, as each trios fret boards chase the others’ original compositions and new arrangements of progressive rock, world, jazz and classical music. Video IN CONCERT

MISS COCO PERU IN “HAVE YOU HEARD?”

Date: February 26, 2022

Time: 7:30pm

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All ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. Doors at 7pm. 
$35 GA / $75 VIP Reserved w/Meet & Greet 

Come see why Lily Tomlin called Coco “one of the last great storytellers” and experience the trailblazing Queen who elevated drag whilst still wearing sensible heels.

SYBARITE5

Date: March 4, 2022

Time: 7:30PM

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Presented by Friends of Chamber Music

Doors open at 6:30pm | All Ages

Sybarite5 is a dynamic string quintet that is constantly evolving and defying categorization. This group has been dazzling audiences around the world for the last 10 years with its virtuosic talent and risk-taking programming. ”Expect an experience that will satisfy your inner rock star and your secret Mozart.” Arizona Daily Star     Video: WHAT IS SYBARITE5

AN EVENING WITH TAKE3

Date: March 8, 2022

Time: 8:00pm

Take3 SQUARED

Presented by TOC

Doors open at 7Pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | Tickets $38 adv / $43 dos

With a flair for the wild and unexpected, the genre-defying trio, TAKE3, brings the refinement of a rigorous classical music background and infuses it with rock-star charisma. Video TAKE3 IN CONCERT

Eduardo Mendonça – BRAZIL

Date: March 19, 2022

Time: 7:30pm

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Doors open at 6:30pm | All Ages | Bar w/ ID | All Sales Final | Tickets $$25 ADV / $30 DOS / Student/Seniors $23

Eduardo Mendonça, is native of Brazil. The talented musician, composer, arranger, and musical director, performs a wide range of Brazilian music from traditional tunes to Bossa-Nova.

WATCH EDUARDO AT TOC       photo by Hugo Ludena

POSTPONED to 6/16/22 | DUSTIN NICKERSON LIVE!

Date: June 16, 2022

Time: 7:00pm

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*NEW DATE! This show was originally scheduled for 10.29.20, then 

Doors open at 6:30pm | All Ages | Tickets $20 ADV / $25 DOS / GENERAL ADMISSION EARLY ENTRY $30

A Seattle native now suffering in Southern California, Dustin Nickerson is an in demand comic on the rise. He’s currently touring the country and was recently featured by Kevin Hart on Comedy Central’s Hart of the City.

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